John Lee Katana GoemonIshikawa Goemon (* 16th century; † August 10, 1594) is a Japanese folk hero. Much like Robin Hood is said to have robbed the rich and gave to the poor. Even today there are many myths and legends about him, such as the failed assassination attempt on Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and he was sentenced with other members and executed alive in boiling oil. Heroic he shall have it still tries to save his son by keeping him out of the boiler.The John Lee Katana Goemon addresses this issue. The tsuba shows, among other Goemon when he was executed by a wood engraving by Toyokuni Ichiyoai. In addition to other designs also his name can be found on the Fuchi in Japanese characters.- Sharp blade of 9260 carbon spring steel (not stainless), suitable for cutting tests.- Sword in Unokubi-zukuri style.- Hand-painted Tsuba with traditional woodcut designs.- Handle wrapped in brown suede lined with blackened ray skin.- Black high gloss lacquered scabbard with degrees from buffalo horn.- High-quality, two-tone sageo.- Manufactured according to museum originals.- Comes complete with protective cover and fabric in an attractive collector's box.- Each original John Lee sword is a seal and a certificate.Handle length 29 cmBlade length 74.5 cmTotal length 103 cm (without sheath) 105.5 cmWeight (without sheath) 1150g
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Product: GOEMON KATANA JOHNLEE
Merk: John Lee